Surgical views: thoracoscopy: basic principles, anesthetic concerns, instrumentation, and thoracic access.


Thoracoscopic surgery offers an exciting method for treating a variety of thoracic disease processes. To date, several thoracoscopic procedures have been described in veterinary patients. This article discusses the basic principles of thoracoscopic surgery and thoracic access, anesthetic concerns, and required instrumentation. A companion article discussing… (More)

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